MUSIC 2102

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017.

Theory, Materials, and Techniques II surveys tonal music as conceived and practiced throughout late-eighteenth and nineteenth-century Europe. The course combines modern pedagogical methods with the study of relevant historical sources and incorporates active learning at the keyboard. Topics to be covered include the analysis of form and genre; advanced techniques of modulation; transformational theory and other approaches to the configuration of diatonicism and chromaticism; and the relationship of words and music in nineteenth-century song. During section meetings, the concepts and skills introduced in lecture will be practiced at the keyboard as well as vocally. Other topics to be covered in sections include advanced aural skills; sight singing; score reading; and the improvisation of preludes.

When Offered Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisites: MUSIC 2101.

Distribution Category (LA-AS)

Comments Intended for students expecting to major in music and other qualified students.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16910MUSIC 2102  LEC 001

  • 16911MUSIC 2102  DIS 201